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Atiku Abubakar

Date of Birth: 25/11/1946


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The storm before the storm

He foiled the ambitions of Atiku Abubakar, his deputy, and made sure that other contenders for the presidency such as General Muhammadu Buhari were weakened by fifth columnists within their parties...


Yar'Adua's judges on trial

Before the 2007 elections, High Court judges made a series of judgements against the interests of then President Olusegun Obasanjo and in favour of his sacked Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar...


Quiet President, worried country

Muhammadu Buhari, military ruler in 1983-85 and All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP) candidate, and Atiku Abubakar, Vice-President in 1999-2007 and Action Congress candidate, say the poll was rigged and should be rerun...


Unhealthy prospects

The appellants are Muhammadu Buhari, the former military ruler (1983-85) who now leads the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP); and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar (1999-2007) of the Action Congress...


Technical knock-out

Atiku Abubakar, the former Vice-President (1999-2007), was not in court to hear the judgement...


Judgment day is coming

Muhammadu Buhari, military ruler (1983-85) and candidate of the All Nigeria People's Party, and Atiku Abubakar, ex-Vice-President (1999-2007) and candidate of the Action Congress, are asking the court to order a re-run of the election on grounds of fraud and corruption...


Kingmakers and charlatans

Losing candidates Muhammadu Buhari, military ruler in 1983-85 and standard-bearer of the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP), and Atiku Abubakar, Vice-President in 1999-2007, who stood for his own Action Congress, have petitioned the Court demanding a rerun...


See you in court

That makes Yar'Adua particularly vulnerable to the petitions launched against him by his presidential rivals, General Muhammadu Buhari and sacked Vice-President Atiku Abubakar...

, Atiku Abubakar with 2...


All come to the aid of the party – and fight it out

The most important case is the complaint by opposition presidential candidates Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar against the election of President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua...

They note that while in office, he failed to secure the impeachment of his estranged deputy, Atiku Abubakar, was unable to change the constitution to allow a third term, could not impose his favoured choice as the PDP presidential candidate and did not stop Atiku from running for a rival party...


Making haste slowly

Supporters of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar believe a newly independent judiciary will be unable to endorse the flawed April elections...


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